Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 3rd February

by | Feb 3, 2023

Your daily update for Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway Ports, with the latest news on road and weather conditions, port turnaround times and vessel arrivals.

Felixstowe Port

Road – Heavy traffic on A11 northbound at A1101 / A1065 (Fiveways). A142 both ways closed, slow traffic due to accident from B1098 New road to Wenny road. No fuel available at the lorry pumps at Kettering Services on A14 westbound between J9 A509 (Kettering) and J8 A43 (Kettering / Broughton). Slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on A130 northbound at A12 Chelmsford bypass. Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen interchange).

Port – No issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Vuoksi Maersk (Working), OOCL United Kingdom (Working), MSC Lauren (Working), Tongala (Working), MSC Poh Lin (Working), Ever Aria (Inbound), Seaspan New Delhi (Inbound), Conti Chivalry (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), MSC Allegra (Inbound), MSC Cornelia (Inbound), OOCL Germany (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Slow traffic on A35 Rebridge Causeway eastbound from A36 Commercial road to M271 (Redbridge roundabout). Congestion to Rushington roundabout, in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on A338 Bournemouth Spur road northbound at A31 (Ashley Heath interchange). Heavy traffic on A348 Ringwood road between A341 Wimborne road (Bear Cross roundabout) and the Fire Station traffic lights in Ferndown. Queueing traffic on A27 eastbound before A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne roundabout).

Port – No issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – One Tribute (Working), Independent Quest (Working), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), Cosco Pride (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound), Cosco Vietnam (Inbound), Tubul (Inbound), CMA CGM Lome (Inbound), Aurora (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), Oakland (Inbound), Atlantis A (Inbound), Pantonio (Inbound), MSC Maria Elena (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), Linah (Inbound), NYK Rigel (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on A2 London bound before B262 Hall road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet turn-off). Traffic easing, earlier accident on M20 London bound at J2 A20 London road (Wrotham Brands Hatch Circuit). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Clacket Lane Services to J6 A22 (Godstone). Usual congestion on A217 Reigate Hill southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Traffic returned to normal on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J15 M4. Traffic returned to normal on M25 anticlockwise between J20 A41 Watford road (Kings Langley) and J19 (Watford). Heavy traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Stop-start traffic on A405 North Orbital road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford road (Shell roundabout). Queueing traffic on A111 southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge road southbound before M25 J25.

Port – No issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – CMA CGM Carl Antoine (Working), Marius (Working), MSC Tamishka F (Working), NYK Vesta (Inbound), Mehuin (Inbound), Peyton Lynn C (Inbound), Maersk Brownsville (Inbound), MSC Margarita (Inbound), Tsingtao Express (Inbound), APL Savannah (Inbound), Delaware Express (Inbound), Le Harve Express (Inbound), Montevideo Express (Cancelled), YM Fountain (Inbound), MSC Asya (Inbound), MSC Cadiz (Inbound), HSL Nike (Inbound), Maersk Kiel (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound).   

Weather – No issues to report.

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